Anna Howard Shaw

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United States physician and suffragist (1847-1919)


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"A Happy Anna Howard Shaw Day to us all!" proclaims Fey's character Liz Lemmon in the Valentine's Day episode (or Anna Howard Shaw Day episode) of season four of the series in 2010.
Anna Howard Shaw, a preacher from the backwoods of Michigan, joined the cause in the 1880s at the encouragement of the early feminist Lucy Stone and, within a few years, was travelling ceaselessly to lecture for woman suffrage.
Trisha Franzen's Anna Howard Shaw is a full-life treatment, while J.D.
Drawn to Anna Howard Shaw's neglected story because of her important role in the suffrage movement, Franzen soon became fascinated with the "great strengths and serious flaws" of the woman herself, and with the way that Shaw, a never married, immigrant, self-made, working woman, became a national leader in an elite-led movement.
Similarly, Anna Howard Shaw had little use for men in her private life.
Gerritsen actually took up Jacobs's cause by not only supporting her but by also speaking himself in favor of women's suffrage.(47) Anna Howard Shaw, not known for her appreciation of men, added Gerritsen to her list of six men "of whom I say very often they have proved to me beyond a doubt, that it is possible to be as happy married as to be not married." Rosika Schwimmer planned to write about Jacobs and Gerritsen in her book about marriage ideals and ideal marriages, although the final version, published in German, did not contain anything about the couple, apparently because Jacobs did not approve of what Schwimmer had to say.
Miller Stewart; Ernestine Potowski Rose; Kate Richards O'Hare; Deborah Sampson Gannett; Abigail Scott Duniway; Anna Howard Shaw; Sojourner Truth; Julia Ward Howe; Catherine Waugh McCulloch; Ida B.
The image of Anna Howard Shaw resolutely cranking what appears to be a Model T, which Scharff uses on the dust jacket of her book, presents a striking challenge to the notion of Victorian womanhood.
Another deeply spiritual woman, English-born Anna Howard Shaw (1847 to 1919) moved to the wilderness of Big Rapids in 1859 and gave her first sermon at age 16, in nearby Ashton.
A statue of Anna Howard Shaw, designed by Lloyd Radell and dedicated in 1988, stands next to the Big Rapids Community Library.
She explores the lives of famous women like Anna Howard Shaw, Frances Willard, Jane Addams and Emily Blackwell, but she also traces the lives of less famous women such as Anna Dickinson, Mildred Scott Olmsted, Florence Allen and Martha May Eliot.
She painstakingly documents the love, intimacy, cohabitation and (sometimes) desire between women like suffrage leaders Anna Howard Shaw and Lucy Anthony; temperance activists Frances Willard and Anna Gordon; social welfare organizers Jane Addams and Mary Rozet Smith; New Deal appointees Molly Dewson and Polly Porter; Progressive Party and labor activists Francis Kellor and Mary Dreier; and educators Mary Woolley and Jeannette Marks.
Catherine van Rennes, a Dutch composer, told Anna Howard Shaw in 1913, "Be sure, dear heart, that I often, often thought and think of you, since I looked in your wonderful eyes, and you kissed me for my work." Sometimes activists found themselves competing for the same woman.